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Lorazepam Intensol
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Drug Name:

Lorazepam Intensol CIV

Generic Name and Formulations:
Lorazepam 2mg; per mL; concentrated soln.

Company:
West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Lorazepam Intensol:

Anxiety.

Adult:

Mix with liquid or semi-solid food. Consume mixture immediately. Give in 2 or 3 divided doses, with largest dose taken at bedtime. Anxiety: initially 2–3mg daily; range: 1–10mg daily. Elderly or debilitated: initially 1–2mg daily; adjust gradually if needed. Transient stress or insomnia: 2–4mg single daily dose at bedtime.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Acute narrow-angle glaucoma.

Warnings/Precautions:

Drug or alcohol abuse. Suicidal tendencies. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Therapy for >4months. Monitor blood counts and liver function with long-term use. Avoid abrupt cessation. Elderly. Debilitated. Psychosis, depression, pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiation of CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.

Pharmacological Class:

Benzodiazepine.

Adverse Reactions:

CNS depression (esp. sedation), dizziness, weakness, unsteadiness, transient memory impairment, disorientation, nausea, headache, sleep disturbances, agitation, abuse potential, upper GI disease (monitor).

How Supplied:

Soln—30mL (w. dropper)

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